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Polaroid Work

Bjørn Sterri

Binding: H
ISBN: 9788299835503
Price: £61.75
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Publisher's Description
Polaroid Work is the summation of over twenty years of obsessively, photographing himself and his family, day after day, with the Polaroid SX70 camera. Through beautifully crafted visual metaphors, it achingly reveals the private issues of family: adoption, marriage and divorce, birth and bereavement, love, loss and mortality.

A photographer and teacher, Bjorn Sterri has exhibited internationally for many years – in his native Norway, USA, Spain, Scotland, Argentina and Tenerife. Besides Polaroid SX70 he also works on projects with 10x8 and medium format film. His work has been published in several journals and is in many collections worldwide. He has received several photo awards, one being 1’st place in the 5’th Polaroid International Photo Awards. This is his first major monograph.

This first edition of Bjørn Sterri Polaroid Work is limited to 1000 case bound copies. of these 100 copies are numbered with the artist signature. A special collector’s edition of 25 plus five ap, including a specially produced inkjet print, is available.

Hard cover, bamberg kaliko cloth with foil stamping + clear pVC jacket, 310mm x 275mm, 156 pages, 61 colour images with spot varnish. Pinted on Gardapat kiara Vol 1,3. printed and bound by Ebs, Verona Italy. BOok design by Tormod Glomnes at Newbox, Oslo, Norway.

I had selected this SX- 70 photo from Bjørn Sterri’s portfolio and held it in my hand, not knowing that it represented a treasure trove of riches – family photographs, obsessively taken day after day, year after year...” “Father and son – cheek by jowl and face to face. Dad and the next generation, side by side. A reminder that the world turns, leaving nothing behind, nothing unchanged.” From the introduction by Barbara Hitchcock, Former Director, The Polaroid Collection

This is work of seductive beauty: self expressive, elegant and eloquent. Sterri takes us to a consideration of values that are both life affirming and vital.” Robin Gillanders, Lecturer in Photography, Edinburgh Napier University

To view images from this book see Bjørn Sterri's website.

Publisher: Pilver Press
Size: 310mm x 275mm
156 pages, 61 colour images with spot varnish

Publisher's Price: £ 61.75